685 Ellis Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Cool Hostel, Warm Welcome

Set in a 1920s boutique hotel, HI San Francisco City Center offers superior service, value, and amenities in a friendly atmosphere.

Stylish and newly renovated, our hostel offers shared dorms with just 4 or 5 beds per room, private rooms, and premium private rooms, and all of our guest rooms have private, en suite bathrooms. Our on-site cafe, Ivy's Place, serves free continental breakfast every morning, as well as beer, wine, and snacks in the evenings. We have 4 comfortable guest lounges, and a spacious, fully equipped self-serve kitchen. We also host daily activities including walking tours, tea tastings, dinners, and midnight movies.

Located on the edge of Civic Center and Little Saigon, we're in the heart of the city, but off the beaten tourist path. Our diverse neighborhood boasts some of the city’s best affordable restaurants, where you can sample San Francisco's world-class cuisine without breaking the bank. You'll also find live music venues and a wealth of nightlife ranging from dive bars to artisanal cocktails. Convenient to public transit and a short walk from the main tourist district, we're a great choice for travelers seeking an authentic San Francisco experience that taps into the local scene.


A Day at HI San Francisco City Center

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